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Cleveland College of Art and Design Student Transport Services.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Cleveland College of Art and Design
Butt Lane
For the attention of: Damian Perry
LE10 1LE Hinckley
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ccad.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ccad.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://suppliers.multiquote.com/Page/Login.aspx

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Cleveland College of Art and Design Student Transport Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cleveland College of Art and Design, Green Lane, Acklam, Middlesbrough.

NUTS code UKC12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Cleveland College of Art and Design is the only provider of specialist art and design provision in the North East of England and is one of only three such colleges nationally. The College provides specialist art and design courses in further education (FE) and higher education (HE) from level 1 to undergraduate degree. The majority of FE programmes are at level 3, and are delivered at the Green Lane Campus in Middlesbrough, with all HE provision delivered at the Colleges additional site in Hartlepool. Most students enrolled at the College come from the five local authorities in the Tees Valley; Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington and Redcar and Cleveland. The College's mission is ‘to provide specialist further and higher education programmes in art and design and related areas as a centre for creative excellence’. Currently the College subcontracts six bus routes for the 2015/2016 academic year, travelling to the Middlesbrough Green lane Campus with a return journey each evening. The service is currently subsidised by the College. The current charge to Students is 0.50 GBP per journey. Students currently pay the driver each time they use the bus service, however there is an arrangement with the existing coach operators to allow up to 5 members of College Staff to travel for free on each of the contracted routes. This agreement is to be maintained under the provision of the new contract. The College will accept and consider proposals for both single and/or double decker buses. Please note that the College intends to add an additional 2 routes to the service (CCAD7 & CCAD8) and that these may be subject to change due to student demand.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60140000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Cleveland College of Art and Design is the only provider of specialist art and design provision in the North East of England and is one of only three such colleges nationally. The College provides specialist art and design courses in further education (FE) and higher education (HE) from level 1 to undergraduate degree. The majority of FE programmes are at level 3, and are delivered at the Green Lane Campus in Middlesbrough, with all HE provision delivered at the Colleges additional site in Hartlepool. Most students enrolled at the College come from the five local authorities in the Tees Valley; Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington and Redcar and Cleveland. The College's mission is ‘to provide specialist further and higher education programmes in art and design and related areas as a centre for creative excellence’. Currently the College subcontracts six bus routes for the 2015/2016 academic year, travelling to the Middlesbrough Green lane Campus with a return journey each evening. The service is currently subsidised by the College. The current charge to Students is 0.50 GBP per journey. Students currently pay the driver each time they use the bus service, however there is an arrangement with the existing coach operators to allow up to 5 members of College Staff to travel for free on each of the contracted routes. This agreement is to be maintained under the provision of the new contract. The College will accept and consider proposals for both single and/or double decker buses. Please note that the College intends to add an additional 2 routes to the service (CCAD7 & CCAD8) and that these may be subject to change due to student demand.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.9.2016. Completion 31.8.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The right is reserved to require a guarantee bond to secure any risk exposure of early termination of any local authority pension scheme admitted body status agreement entered into.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrollment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 2 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum Turnover: XXXXXX GBP Minimum Insurance Levels: 5 000 000 GBP PL and EL.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
CA3328
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.3.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Section II.3) - dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions. Section IV.3.5) - any dates shown are an estimate. In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available. The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers. The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.2.2016